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How do I increase the RECOVERY disk space on my hard drive?

It came with 10 mgb, but runs out of space before it can get a complete backup done?

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The Recovery partition is put there by your computer assembler (Like Dell or HP) and contains an exact copy of your system as at the time you bought it. IT IS NOT to have any other files added and certainly not for your own backups. If you have a system failure to the point where you can't recover, then pressing a certain key combination when it boots up puts you into a point where you can restore the system to exactly how it was the day you bought it. For most that would be a pain in the butt and certainly you lose all data UNLESS it is backed up. Buy an external USB drive for your backups, they are cheap enough and get a 1 Tb one for less than $100 (or close to that) and set up automatic backups to that device. If your system is running well and you have all the programs installed that you want, firstly make a disk image to the new USB drive, it may take half a day (depends on what is on your computer) but now you can use the Operating System disk to restore your computer exactly to this point in time.

If you have deleted all the files on the original recovery partition, then you REALLY need to get this USB based backup and disk image done this weekend!

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The Recovery partition is put there by your computer assembler (Like Dell or HP) and contains an exact copy of your system as at the time you bought it. IT IS NOT to have any other files added and certainly not for your own backups. If you have a system failure to the point where you can't recover, then pressing a certain key combination when it boots up puts you into a point where you can restore the system to exactly how it was the day you bought it.
Yes and no. Some of these Idi-err I mean OEM's actually allow a backup of User Data to the Recovery Partition, the "idea" being that a Restore will also allow Recover of your own personal "backed up" data. They even have a "selection" to do it! The wise thing would be to NOT use this function and use another User Data Backup method. Edited by submix8c

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hi...sry this link is not working.that's an old link that i had...

but to increase your recovery disk space on your hard drive you can first open the cmd and then paste the link with your requirement

:

vssadmin resize shadowstorage /on=[the drive letter for your recovery disk]: /for=[the driver letter for your recovery disk]: /maxsize= [the size you want your recovery disk to be]

ok...

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